Article: [Official] YG terminates their exclusive contract with Lee Hi…”supporting each other’s future”
Source: Sports Donga
Lee Hi has left YG Entertainment.
In an official press release on the 31st, YG Entertainment announced termination of their exclusive contract with Lee Hi stating, “After discussions with Lee Hi, we have come to a decision to support each other’s future’s from our respective separate places. After ending the first season of “K-Pop Star” as the runner-up in 2011, Lee Hi signed an exclusive contract with YG Entertainment and made her debut in 2012, growing as a ‘representative next generation female vocalist’ with her signature vocal tone and talent. We wish to express our gratitude to Lee Hi for making a name for herself for the past seven years as a YG artist, and we will always be sincerely supporting her. We ask for even greater cheers and support from fans as Lee Hi embarks on a new beginning and activities.”
- [+7,965, -72] Finally she left that pharmacy..I don’t think there’s any other singer that got a slave contract like Lee Hi. Now she’s free to release an album and perform on stage ㅠㅠㅠ
- [+4,490, -43] Everyone needs to get out there too ㅅㅅㅅ
- [+2,316, -39] Now only Akmu is left. I hope she can find a company that can support her all the way.
- [+1,317, -18] So now CL and Lee Hi are out!ㅠㅠ Everyone, let get out of there too!!
- [+815, -22] Congratulations on your escape ~~~!
- [+209, -11] Oh Sangjin, Im Yejin, Yoo Byungjae and so on. There are a lot of people that didn’t renew their contracts with YG this year. Now there’s only BLACKPINK, Akmu, WINNER, GD, Taeyang left. I hope no one renews their contracts.
- [+168, -13] Everyone except Big Bang should come out…there’s nothing to do there ㅠㅠ
- [+78, -18] I hope Lee Hi signs with Yoo Hee Yeol’s agency..
- [+38, -2] Akmu needs to get out too!
- [+32, -2] How to upvote this a hundred times!!!
- [+30, -2] Why is YG rooting for her? ㅋㅋ Didn’t she have three more years left in her contract?
- [+50, -25] Glad she left YG. She was just feature-ring trash~
- [+24, -2] YG will shutdown soon ㅋㅋ
- [+15, -0] Slowly but surely they’re all leaving YG one by one…pretty soon YG will go bust ㅋㅋ
- [+15, -1] Congratulations on escaping the pharmacy! Now let’s get Akmu out of there.